Recall of Perfect Aire dehumidifiers manufactured by New Widetech

 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall today for dehumidifiers manufactured by New Widetech between January 1, 2009 through August 31, 2017.  Under certain circumstances these dehumidifiers can overheat and catch fire posing fire and burn hazards; no injuries have been reported.  The recall affects many popular brands.  The affected Perfect Aire models are:

Model #

1PED30

1PED50

1PED50S

1PED70

1PEDP50

1PEDP70

PADP50

PADP70

 

Hazard:

The recalled dehumidifiers can overheat and catch fire, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:

Refund Consumers should stop using the dehumidifiers immediately and contact New Widetech for a refund. The amount of the refund will be pro-rated based on the age of the dehumidifier.

Consumer Contact:

Contact New Widetech toll-free at 877-251-1512 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.recallrtr.com/nwtdehumidifier or http://www.newwidetech.com/en/ and click on “Recall Information” at the bottom of the page for more information. Recall Details Units: About 2 million (In addition, about 380,000 in Canada, and about 25,000 in Mexico) Description: This recall involves 25-, 30-, 35-, 45-, 50-, 60-, 65-, 70-, and 74-pint dehumidifiers with the brand names including AeonAir, Amana, ArcticAire (Danby), Classic (Danby / Home Hardware Stores), Commercial Cool, Danby, Danby Designer, Danby Premiere, De’Longhi, Edgestar, Friedrich, Generations (Danby), Haier, Honeywell (JMATEK / AirTek), Idylis, Ivation, perfect aire, SuperClima, Whirlpool, and Whynter. The brand name, model number, and pint capacity are printed on the nameplate sticker on the back of the dehumidifier.


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